Woman dies in ‘terrible accident’ while skiing in NSW

A WOMAN has died while skiing at Perisher, in the New South Wales Snowy Mountains.

Emergency services were called to the popular ski resort off Pretty Valley Road in the Kosciuszko National Park just before 10.30am on Thursday.

It’s understood the woman suffered a medical episode while skiing. Sadly, she could not be saved and was pronounced deceased at the scene.


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Perisher Ski Resort released a statement on Thursday afternoon, confirming the tragic news.

“The alpine community of Perisher is saddened by the tragic death of a female skier who died this morning while skiing at Perisher Ski Resort,” the statement said.

“Perisher Ski Patrol and NSW Ambulance staff promptly attended the scene.

“The Perisher community is very upset by this terrible accident and we extend our heartfelt condolences to the lady’s family and friends.”

No further information was available at the time of writing.

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at myGC.com.au. He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at myGC.com.au ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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